It has been estimated that as much as 90% of communication is non-verbal. Our body language and facial expressions all add meaning to our expressions. Even more so for a complex visual language like ASL. How can this visual non-manual morphemes, modulation, intonation, and spatial references be conveyed to someone with little or no vision?
This workshop provides service providers with research-based strategies for implementing the appropriate modifications to our sign production, effectively convey implicit and explicit visual contextual information to Deaf-blind consumers tactually.
With the proper accommodations, we will provide the Deaf-blind with equal access to content and intent of a message, increasing opportunities for successful outcomes and empowerment.
As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
Presented by Brent Tracy, B.Ed., BIC, Ed:K-12